Panel discussion of the events leading up to and including the blacklisting of several Hollywood entertainment professionals in the 1940s. Panel includes Abraham Polonsky (labor organizer, writer, and filmmaker), Edward Biberman (artist and anti-fascism activist), Sam Brody (Film and Photo League), and Emil Freed (Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research). Panel presented as part of the Retrospective on the Blacklist Period at the Los Feliz theater in Los Angeles, likely on May 1, 1977 along with a screening of "Forces of Evil" (1948).
The preservation of these tapes was funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and by listeners of Pacifica Radio in 2010. Preservation services provided by George Blood Audio and Video.